Draft Analysis DT Shot Put Discus and PAI; Early Indication

As draft analysis for the 2019 NFL draft continues, I have reviewed the multi-sport data for defensive tackles. I have pulled the consensus top draft rated DTs for the 2019 NFL draft. CBS Sports was the source of the rankings. In a previous blog, I discussed the PAI, Shot Put, and discus data for O-Linemen. Linemen […]

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2018 NFL Draft and multi-sport in focus (Hudl blog)

Appreciate the article written by Coach Anthony Stone. The article’s focus was the latest NFL Draft data on multi-sport backgrounds of players drafted. He brings up some interesting points about the emphasis of multi-sport participation within schools has changed and attitudes towards specialization among coaches is different too. Here’s a link to the article: What […]

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Tracking Football finds 88% of 2018 NFL Draft picks were multiple sport athletes in high school

Tracking Football is an NCAA compliant football scouting service providing FBS programs in the ACC, American, Big Ten, Big 12, Independent, MAC and Pac-12 with athletic analytical information on over 15,000 high school football prospects. Tracking Football has studied the high school multiple sport backgrounds of all NFL Draft picks since 2008. Player Athletic Index […]

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Tracking Football 2018 NFL Draft 1st Round

Tracking Football has been researching the high school multiple sport participation background of NFL Draft picks for over a decade. Read below for our 2018 Draft information. 2018 1st round totals: Multisport: 29/32 Track & Field: 22/32 Basketball: 17/32 Baseball: 4/32 Lacrosse: 1/32 2018 1st round pick by pick: Pick 1 Browns – QB Baker […]

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Athleticism on display at the NFL Combine

1,162 out of 1,321 (88%) Those are the numbers of players invited to the NFL Scouting Combine, since 2015, that were high school multi-sport athletes according to a recent study conducted by Tracking Football. More importantly, the average Player Athletic Index score of invited players over the past four years was significantly higher than that of DI-FBS […]

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How many football players on Super Bowl LII team rosters played multiple sports in high school?

102 out of 106 (96%) players on active Super Bowl LII team rosters played multiple sports in high school, according to a recent study conducted by Tracking Football. Number of sports played in high school: 4 Sports: 4 (4%) 3 Sports: 33 (31%) 2 Sports: 65 (61%) Football only: 4 (4%) Participation percentages by sport: […]

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